Boar Abyss (Diviačia priepasť)

Region:Region Košice (Košický kraj)
District:Rožňava
City / Municipality:Plešivec
Tourist location:Gemer
Mountains:Slovak Karst (Slovenský kras)
National park:National park Slovak Karst (Národný park Slovenský kras)
World Heritage:UNESCO Natural Heritage
Latitude:48° 35' 15.39312" / 48.5876092
Longitude:20° 26' 30.298559999928" / 20.44174959999998
Included in categories: UNESCO World Heritage in Slovakia, Caves
Unesco world heritage
Boar Abyss (Diviačia priepasť) is located at the eastern edge of the Plešivská Plateau. It is formed by corrosion of percolating atmospheric waters. It represents a system of changing corrosive shaft and breakdown dome spaces, decorated by rich and varied flowstone forms. Dentritic clusters of calcite grow on flowstone coatings on the walls. Some shallow pools have water lilies and pearls on the bottom. The abyss is 123 m deep. Wild boar (Sus scrofa) skeleton covered with thin flowstone layer was found at the depth of 76 m. Abyss opening was known since long ago, the deeper parts were discovered by M. Erdös in 1964. ... Read more
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